Title:  Research Technician II - Functional Epigenetics

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $28,710 - $38,830
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  18023

Summary

The Research Technician II position is available to assist our routine nutritional and epigenetics research work. The technician will follow established procedures for mouse colony maintenance and record results. The technician will also perform job related to laboratory ordering and assist in preparing biological specimens for analysis. Experience with molecular biology is desirable.

Job Duties

  • Conducts epigenetic researches using in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo models. 
  • Assists with routine nutritional and epigenetics research work.
  • Maintains mouse lines in animal facilities that includes breeding and recording. 
  • Prepares buffers and dilutions for laboratory use.
  • Prepares and conducts laboratory research experiments including PCR.
  • Collects and documents cell and tissue samples for molecular analysis.
  • Orders laboratory supplies and equipment.
  • Performs other laboratory routine research that includes DNA methylation and gene expression analysis.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge in molecular biology or a closely related field.
  • Experiences with PCR, mouse models, and/or studies of microbiology are desirable.

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

 

 

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